The price of local government: Village of Southern View
That's an increase of 8.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.65 million, or $2,201.32 per household.
Southern View has 750 households and a population of 1,642.
Since 2001, the Village of Southern View budget has fallen by 31.6 percent, from $2.63 million. The village population has fallen 19.7 percent over the same period, from 2,044.
Salaries accounted for 19.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Southern View property taxpayers paid $356,953.08 for seven full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had seven full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $333,516.91.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.